Cyclones, Bulldogs hold steady in AP poll

Carter County Sports

Elizabethton and Hampton continued to be ranked in the Tennessee AP Prep Football poll.

The Cyclones remained ranked No. 1, while the Bulldogs came in at No. 7 this week.

In Class 4A, Elizabethton tallied 13-of-15 first-place votes to remain in the top spot. The Cyclones tallied 146 points – 10 points ahead of No. 2 Hardin County who received the other two first-place votes.

Tullahoma, Marshall County, and East Hamilton rounded out the top five. EHS, who was off last Friday after Union County was forced to cancel due to COVID-19, will face No. 10 Greeneville on Friday night in a key Region 1-4A matchup.

In Class 2A, Hampton held steady at No. 7 with 66 points. The Bulldogs, who dispatched Cloudland on Friday night, recorded one first-place vote in the poll.

Peabody reminded in the No. 1 slot with 13-of-15 first-place votes. There was no movement in the top seven teams in this week’s poll.

Hampton is set to travel to No. 6 South Greene on Friday night in a crucial Region 1-AA clash.

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